The table below looks at the statistics for Unit Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Warrington region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Unit Testing over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Unit Testing
Rank 36 18 16
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -2
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 7 15 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warrington 1.87% 6.88% 5.61%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.18% 8.57% 7.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 11 4
Average daily rate
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£400 £510 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.56% +70.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +10.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.75 £37.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +15.38%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Warrington region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Warrington
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
321 175 77
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warrington 85.60% 80.28% 71.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 261 105 36
Average daily rate £475 £493 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.55% +51.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £225 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £635 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 12 1
Average hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £13.74
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.44%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -16.66%

Unit Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Warrington

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Unit Testing across the Warrington region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Unit Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Warrington

Unit Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Warrington

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Unit Testing across the Warrington region.

Unit Testing Daily Rate Trend in Warrington

Unit Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Warrington

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Warrington region citing Unit Testing also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Unit Testing.

1 9 (64.29%) SQL
1 9 (64.29%) Linux
2 7 (50.00%) ITIL
2 7 (50.00%) HTTP
3 6 (42.86%) XML
3 6 (42.86%) Windows
3 6 (42.86%) OOP
3 6 (42.86%) OO
3 6 (42.86%) Continuous Integration
3 6 (42.86%) User Acceptance Testing
4 5 (35.71%) Integration Testing
4 5 (35.71%) Degree
4 5 (35.71%) System Integration Testing
4 5 (35.71%) Solaris
4 5 (35.71%) Windows XP
4 5 (35.71%) UNIX
4 5 (35.71%) Java
4 5 (35.71%) Oracle
4 5 (35.71%) MS Office
4 5 (35.71%) SAP
4 5 (35.71%) JDBC
4 5 (35.71%) webMethods
4 5 (35.71%) SMTP
4 5 (35.71%) FTP
4 5 (35.71%) SLA
4 5 (35.71%) SAP XI
4 5 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (28.57%) Configuration Management
5 4 (28.57%) SQL Server
5 4 (28.57%) SOA

Unit Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Warrington by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Warrington region citing Unit Testing also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Unit Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (14.29%) Apache
1 2 (14.29%) Tomcat
1 2 (14.29%) nginx
1 2 (14.29%) OpenStack
2 1 (7.14%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (7.14%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (35.71%) MS Office
2 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (28.57%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 2 (14.29%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (50.00%) HTTP
2 5 (35.71%) SMTP
2 5 (35.71%) FTP
3 1 (7.14%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 3 (21.43%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (14.29%) MongoDB
3 2 (14.29%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (14.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (7.14%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (21.43%) Visual Studio
2 2 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (14.29%) Jenkins
3 1 (7.14%) PhpStorm
3 1 (7.14%) NUnit
3 1 (7.14%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) Developer
2 4 (28.57%) Analyst
2 4 (28.57%) Programmer
3 3 (21.43%) Senior Analyst
3 3 (21.43%) Senior Analyst Programmer
3 3 (21.43%) Senior Programmer
3 3 (21.43%) Analyst Programmer
4 2 (14.29%) C# Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Web Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (7.14%) PHP MySQL Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Developer
5 1 (7.14%) SharePoint Developer
5 1 (7.14%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (7.14%) SQL Developer
5 1 (7.14%) PHP Developer
5 1 (7.14%) webMethods Developer
5 1 (7.14%) webMethods Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) PHP Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (42.86%) XML
2 5 (35.71%) SAP XI
2 5 (35.71%) JDBC
3 4 (28.57%) jQuery
4 3 (21.43%) HTML
4 3 (21.43%) .NET
4 3 (21.43%) ASP.NET
5 2 (14.29%) CSS
5 2 (14.29%) Ajax
5 2 (14.29%) RESTful
5 2 (14.29%) Entity Framework
5 2 (14.29%) Servlets
5 2 (14.29%) Web Services
5 2 (14.29%) .NET Framework
5 2 (14.29%) KnockoutJS
5 2 (14.29%) AngularJS
5 2 (14.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 2 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 2 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (7.14%) DHTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Data Centre
2 1 (7.14%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 9 (64.29%) Linux
2 6 (42.86%) Windows
3 5 (35.71%) Solaris
3 5 (35.71%) Windows XP
3 5 (35.71%) UNIX
4 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (50.00%) ITIL
2 6 (42.86%) OOP
2 6 (42.86%) OO
2 6 (42.86%) User Acceptance Testing
2 6 (42.86%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (35.71%) System Integration Testing
3 5 (35.71%) Integration Testing
3 5 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (28.57%) Configuration Management
4 4 (28.57%) SOA
4 4 (28.57%) Automated Testing
5 2 (14.29%) Scrum
5 2 (14.29%) Open Source
5 2 (14.29%) Software Architecture
5 2 (14.29%) MVC
6 1 (7.14%) Migration
6 1 (7.14%) TDD
6 1 (7.14%) Data Analysis
6 1 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (7.14%) Build Automation
Programming Languages
1 9 (64.29%) SQL
2 5 (35.71%) Java
3 3 (21.43%) JavaScript
3 3 (21.43%) C#
4 2 (14.29%) Bash Shell
4 2 (14.29%) Python
4 2 (14.29%) T-SQL
5 1 (7.14%) VBA
5 1 (7.14%) PHP
5 1 (7.14%) Shell Script
5 1 (7.14%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 5 (35.71%) Degree
2 2 (14.29%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (35.71%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (14.29%) vCloud
1 2 (14.29%) QEMU
1 2 (14.29%) KVM
Systems Management
1 2 (14.29%) Nagios
1 2 (14.29%) ZABBIX
1 2 (14.29%) Puppet
1 2 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (14.29%) logstash
Vendors
1 5 (35.71%) Oracle
1 5 (35.71%) SAP
1 5 (35.71%) webMethods
2 3 (21.43%) IBM
3 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 2 (14.29%) VMware
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